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Title The Earth only endures : on reconnecting with nature and our place in it / Jules Pretty.
Imprint London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.


 Internet  GF75 .P74 2007eb    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Human ecology.
Animal-plant relationships.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Contents; Preface: Green Places, Good Places; Acknowledgements; Part 1 -- Green Places; Chapter 1. Becoming Green; Chapter 2. Birch Bark and Blue Sky; Chapter 3. A Room with a Green View; Chapter 4. Unhealthy Places; Chapter 5. Where the Wild Things Were; Chapter 6. Hunters and the Hunted; Chapter 7. Animal Magic; Part 2 -- Animals and Us; Part 3 -- Food and the Land; Chapter 8. The Fatta the Lan'; Chapter 9. Little Houses on the Prairie; Chapter 10. The Shadow of the Rain; Chapter 11. Rewilding Agriculture; Part 4 -- People and the Land; Chapter 12. Legible Landscapes.
Chapter 13. Exclusion ZonesChapter 14. Life and Land on the North Atlantic Fringe; Part 5 -- The Future; Chapter 15. Ecolution; Chapter 16. Liberation; Notes; References; Index.
Summary 'A blend of clear-eyed science and poetic eloquence The Earth Only Endures follows in the tradition of Jared Diamond and E.O. Wilson. Jules Pretty too is hopeful but on the condition that we understand the nature of the self-imposed threats to our future and the rational basis for human survival. To say that this is essential reading is rather like saying that a compass is essential to navigation.' David W Orr author of Design on the Edge 'Jules Pretty?s remarkable new book is both universal and parochial by turn and beautifully written. It is a philosophical inventory of what we have recentl.
Other Title Print version: Pretty, Jules N. Earth only endures. London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007